Climate Focus is an advisory company committed to the development of policies and projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our international and multidisciplinary team works closely with companies, governments and non-governmental organizations on reducing emissions in energy, households, industry, transport, agriculture and forestry.
Climate Focus is an independent expert in international and national climate law, policies, project design and finance. We have been pioneering carbon markets ever since their inception. We aim to find a creative and unique solution for every single client, ranging from the development of policies to protect the rainforest to structuring greenhouse gas mitigation projects in the energy sector. Our advice is rooted in a profound knowledge of climate change policies, emission trading schemes and project development.
Climate Focus has offices in Amsterdam, Washington, DC, and Bogotá, and representatives in Lisbon and Bangkok. We complement our core team with a broad network of in-country and specialized partners.
Climate Focus conducted a study and produced a report which summarizes the differing experiences of Forest Investment Program (FIP) pilot countries, and the specific role of REDD+ readiness, in progressing through the FIP programming process.
Climate Focus and California Environmental Associates present their report published in April 2014 Strategies for Mitigating Climate Change in Agriculture: Recommendations for Philanthropy, commissioned by the Climate and Land Use Alliance.
A group of twenty-five international and national experts gathered in Da Lat, Vietnam on July 14 with the objective of combining key technical and policy components of the Lam Dong Provincial REDD+ Action Plan (PRAP). This plan aims to achieve a 27% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the province's forest estate by 2020.
Darragh Conway of Climate Focus has contributed an article Collectively Cooking One Broth: Seeking Greater Integration between the Climate Change and Human Rights Regimes on REDD+ to a special edition of the 'Human Rights & International Legal Discourse' law journal.
The agricultural sector has benefited little from climate finance, neither from public nor from private sources. This report presents the results of a geographical analysis of the main beneficiaries of carbon market finance and provides some valuable insights. Read the report here.